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Jim Lebenthal

Jim Libenthal
CEO & CIO, Lebenthal Asset Management

As CEO and CIO of Lebenthal Asset Management, he is the Chairman of the Investment Committee and oversees the economic and market outlook for clients firm wide. He is also the Chair of the Investment Manager Due Diligence Committee, which is responsible for approval, review and monitoring of outside investment managers. James is a veteran of US Navy, and was a Lieutenant, qualifying as a nuclear submarine engineer. During his tenure, he was awarded 2 Navy Commendation Medals and 4 Navy Achievement Medals. James holds a BA in molecular biology from Princeton University and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. He holds Series 4, 7 and 63 licenses. He currently lives in Pawling, NY, where he is active int he local community and is an avid outdoorsman.

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